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Orlando Magic Salary Archive – 2015/16

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Name 2015-16
Nikola Vucevic $11,250,000
Brandon Jennings $8,344,497
Chris Copeland (waived) $1,150,000
Ersan Ilyasova $7,900,000
Victor Oladipo $5,192,520
C.J. Watson $5,000,000
Jason Smith $4,300,000
Aaron Gordon $4,171,680
Mario Hezonja $3,741,480
Elfrid Payton $2,505,720
Andrew Nicholson $2,380,593
Evan Fournier $2,288,205
Shabazz Napier $1,294,440
Dewayne Dedmon $947,276
Jared Cunningham (waived) $947,276
Devyn Marble $845,059
Joe Harris (waived) $845,059
Melvin Ejim (waived) $150,000
Keith Appling (waived) $100,000
Jordan Sibert (waived) $100,000
Keith Appling (expired 10-days) $61,776
Total $63,515,581

Quick: Spent over the cap

Projected 2016-17 Cap Space: $16.4-$50.1 million

Exceptions

  • Room: $2,814,000
  • Trade Exception (Channing Frye, expiring 2/18/17) — $8,193,029

Roster Count: 14 guaranteed

Depth Chart*:
PG: Elfrid Payton, Brandon Jennings, Shabazz Napier, C.J. Watson
SG: Victor Oladipo, Evan Fournier
SF: Mario Hezonja, Devyn Marble
PF: Aaron Gordon, Ersan Ilyasova, Andrew Nicholson
C: Nikola Vucevic, Jason Smith, Dewayne Dedmon

*Note: Teams often adjust their depth chart throughout the season, sometimes game by game.

Deadlines:

  • 5/17/16 — 2016 NBA draft lottery.
  • 6/23/16 — 2016 NBA Draft.
  • 6/30/16 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Andrew Nicholson, Evan Fournier and Dewayne Dedmon.
  • 7/1/16 — Ersan Ilyasova’s $8.4 million guarantees for 16/17.
  • 7/1/16-7/6/16 — NBA annual moratorium.
  • 7/7/16 — Free agent signing period begins.
  • 7/15/16 — Devyn Marble’s $980k guarantees for 16/17.
  • 10/31/16 — Extension deadline for Victor Oladipo.
  • 10/31/16 — Team options on Aaron Gordon, Mario Hezonja, Elfrid Payton and Shabazz Napier.
  • 2/18/17 — Channing Frye $8.2 million TPE expires.
  • 6/30/17 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Victor Oladipo and Devyn Marble.
  • 7/10/17 — C.J. Watson’s $5.0 million guarantees for 17/18.
  • 10/31/17 — Team option on Mario Hezonja.
  • 10/31/17 — Extension deadlines for Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Shabazz Napier.
  • 6/30/18 — Qualifying offer deadlines for Aaron Gordon, Elfrid Payton and Shabazz Napier.
  • 10/31/18 — Extension deadline for Mario Hezonja.
  • 6/30/19 — Qualifying offer deadline for Mario Hezonja.

Teams and players can renegotiate guarantee dates.  The NBA’s general cut-down date is approximately January 10.

Acquisitions

  • 6/24/15 — Traded Luke Ridnour to Memphis Grizzlies for the rights to Janis Timma.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Mario Hezonja with the fifth pick in the draft.
  • 6/25/15 — Selected Tyler Harvey with the 51st pick in the draft.
  • 6/29/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Tobias Harris.
  • 6/29/15 — Tendered a qualifying offer to Kyle O’Quinn.
  • 7/9/15 — Signed C.J. Watson to a three-year, partially-guaranteed $15 million contract.
  • 7/9/15 — Traded Kyle O’Quinn, via sign and trade, to New York Knicks for $100k and the right to swap second-rounders in 2019.
  • 7/10/15 — Signed Mario Hezonja (2015-5th) to a $17.5 million rookie-scale contract.
  • 7/14/15 — Signed Jason Smith to a one-year, $3.5 million contract.
  • 7/14/15 – Re-signed Tobias Harris to a four-year, $64 million contract.
  • 7/14/15 — Traded Mo Harkless to Portland Trail Blazers for a protected (top-55) 2020 second-rounder.
  • 7/27/15 — Traded a protected 2016 second-rounder (top-55) to Miami HEAT for Shabazz Napier and $1.1 million in cash.
  • 8/4/15 — Signed Melvin Ejim to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($150k) $1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 8/5/15 — Signed Keith Appling to a two-year, partially-guaranteed ($100k) $1.4 million minimum contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Greg Stiemsma to a non-guaranteed $1.1 million minimum summer contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Nnanna Egwu to a non-guaranteed $525k minimum summer contract.
  • 9/24/15 — Signed Jordan Sibert to a partially-guaranteed ($100k) $525k minimum contract.
  • 10/25/15 — Exercised options on Aaron Gordon (third-year), Elfrid Payton (third-year), Shabazz Napier (third-year) and Victor Oladipo (fourth-year)
  • 10/31/15 — Devyn Marble’s $845k guaranteed for 15/16.
  • 1/12/16 — Traded Portland Trail Blazers’ 2020 protected second-rounder to Cleveland Cavaliers for Joe Harris, Sacramento Kings’ 2017 protected second-rounder and $934,614.
  • 1/18/16 — Signed Keith Appling to a 10-day, $30.9k contract.
  • 1/29/16 — Signed Keith Appling to a second 10-day, $30.9k contract.
  • 2/16/26 — Renounced the rights to Willie Green and Jeremy Richardson.
  • 2/16/16 — Traded Tobias Harris to Detroit Pistons for Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova.
  • 2/18/16 — Traded Channing Frye to Cleveland Cavaliers for Jared Cunningham and a 2020 second-rounder.
  • 2/24/16 — Claimed Chris Copeland off waivers from Milwaukee Bucks.
  • 6/23/16 — Traded the rights to Jake Layman (47th) to Portland Trail Blazers for a 2019 second-rounder and $1.2 million.

Waived Players: Ben Gordon, Jordan Sibert, Keith Appling (waived & expired 10-days), Melvin Ejim, Greg Stiemsma, Nnanna Egwu, Joe Harris, Jared Cunningham, Chris Copeland

Unsigned Draft Picks

  • First-rounders: Fran Vazquez (2005-11th)
  • Second-rounders: Tyler Harvey (2015-51st), Janis Timma (2013-60th), Ramon Van De Hare (2003-52nd), Rashard Griffith (1995, 38th)

Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Scott Skiles (four-year deal starting with the 2015/16 season, final year team option)

Assistants: Adrian Griffin, Monte Mathis, Mario Ellie, Conner Henry, Laron Profit (player development), Jay Hernandez (player development)

Trainer: Keon Weise

Basketball Executives:

  • Rob Hennigan — General Manager (contract through 2017/18 season)
  • Scott Perry — Vice President and Assistant General Manager
  • Matt Lloyd — Assistant General Manager
  • Michael Arcieri — Director of Basketball Administration
  • George Rodman — Basketball Operations Manager
  • Harold Ellis- – Head of Pro Scouting
  • Brian Wright — Director of College Scouting

Pick Swaps

  • 2016 — Owed higher second-rounder from Chicago Bulls (Anthony Randolph) or Portland Trail Blazers (Allen Crabbe, Luol Deng, Randolph).
  • 2016 — Owed second-round (top-55 protected) to Miami HEAT (Shabazz Napier).
  • 2017 — Owed second-rounder (top-55 protected) from Sacramento Kings (Marquis Daniels, Keith Bogans, Joe Harris).
  • 2018 — Owed first-rounder (top-five protected, unprotected in 2019) from Los Angeles Lakers (Dwight Howard).  If Lakers don’t send first-rounder to Phoenix Suns (Steve Nash) by 2017, converts to second-rounders in 2017 and 2018.
  • 2019 — Have right to swap picks with New York Knicks (Kyle O’Quinn).
  • 2020 — Owed second-rounder from Cleveland Cavaliers (Brendan Haywood, Anderson Varejao, Channing Frye).

Cash Paid ($3.4 million max): $0

Cash Received ($3.4 million max): $100k from New York Knicks (Kyle O’Quinn), $1,078,700 from Miami HEAT (Shabazz Napier), $934,614 from Cleveland Cavaliers (Joe Harris); $1.2 million from Portland Trail Blazers (Jake Layman)

Free Agents

  • None

Trade Kickers

  • None

Note: Players can waive their trade bonuses, under certain circumstances.

Amnesty:  Used on Gilbert Arenas.

D-League Affiliate: Erie Bayhawks

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(Updated on 8/19/16)